About Humes J. Franklin, III
Tripp is a native of the Shenandoah Valley, having been born in...
Tripp is a native of the Shenandoah Valley, having been born in Waynesboro, Virginia and is a 1994 graduate of Wilson Memorial High School in Fishersville.
Some examples of Tripp’s experience include:
Successfully obtained numerous large personal injury settlements for various clients
Obtaining a defense verdict in a jury trial on behalf of an individual sued for damages as a result of a vehicle collision.
Successfully winning a jury verdict awarding clients title by adverse possession to approximately 64 acres of mountainous land in Pendleton County, West Virginia.
Successfully prosecuting a claim for specific performance of a real estate contract on behalf of a developer against a building contractor.
Successfully defending a veterinarian sued for malpractice.
Successfully defending a nationally traded company in a products liability action in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Married to Jean Michelle Franklin
4 daughters, Brodie Jean, Mary Quinn, Thea Pratt, and Reva Sloane
Member Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church
Past President, Augusta Bar Association
Member of Board of Directors of Charlottesville Ronald McDonald House
Founding and current member of the Board of Directors of The Waynesboro YMCA Foundation, Inc.
Past member of Board of Directors of Waynesboro YMCA
Member and former chair of Young Lawyers Division of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Books, Publications, and Articles
"Examination Under Oath - The Insurer's Right, "The Claimsman, Virginia State Claims Association, Fall 2002.
"Rule 4:1 (b)(3) and the Meaning of Anticipation of Litigation," Litigation News, Virginia State Bar, Vol. IX, No. 4, Fall 2002.
Memberships & Awards
Virginia's Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine
Virginia State Bar
West Virginia State Bar
Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (Chair, Young Lawyer Division 2006)
Virginia Bar Association
Waynesboro YMCA (Board of Directors, 2003-Present)
Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville (Board of Directors)
Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers